A tractor driver was hospitalised in recent days after the agricultural vehicle overturned.
Dublin Fire Brigade attended the scene of the incident on Friday, September 17th, 2021.
Tractor driver hospitalised
In a statement on social on Saturday, September 18th, a spokesperson for the Dublin Fire Brigade said:
“Yesterday, firefighters from Balbriggan responded to an overturned tractor in the North County.”
“Using specialised road collision equipment from one of our Emergency Rescue Tenders, the patient was successfully extricated, treated and transported to hospital.”
Male (21) killed in tractor accident
The accident occurred on the Gobbins Roads near Islandmagee, Co Antrim, just after midday on September 15th, 2021.
Police Service of Northern Ireland, the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service, NI Air Ambulance and Northern Ireland Ambulance (NIAS) attended the scene of the incident, where the male passed away.
In a statement, a PSNI spokesperson said: “Police attended a report of a sudden death of a man in his 20s, in the Gobbins Road area of Islandmagee, shortly before 12.25 pm today, Wednesday, September 15th.”
“Police have advised the Health and Safety Executive and will provide assistance with their investigation.”
Woman (56) dies after collision with tractor and spraying trailer
Last month, a woman died across the waters following a collision with a tractor and spraying trailer in Scotland.
Police Scotland issued an appeal for witnesses following the fatal two-vehicle crash on the B9128 between Carnoustie and Forfar.
The crash involved a green John Deere tractor and a silver VW Polo on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021.
It occurred around 8.10 am at the crossroads with the B9127, Whigstreet to Carmyllie Road, near Lochlair.
Emergency services attended; however, they pronounced the car passenger, a 56-year-old woman, dead at the scene.
The emergency services brought the 69-year-old female driver of the car to hospital as a precaution. The 42-year-old male tractor driver was uninjured.